2002 Equator Events
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Since its inception in 2002, the Equator Initiative has hosted and supported a large number of events in support of community work to achieve the MDGs. These events have explored the community role in protecting the environment and raising incomes and provide a highly substantive backdrop for the many additional advocacy and outreach events that the Equator Initiative organizes each year. Each event has been documented on its own website. We invite you to learn more about these special activities and about the critical role communities play in poverty reduction and biodiversity conservation.

7 November 2002 - Biodiversity and the Millennium Development Goals

7 November Special Recognition 2002 Biodiversity and the Millennium Development Goals: Opportunities and Challenges from Johannesburg Seminar, New York, USA

17 October 2002 - International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

17 October 2002 Equator Initiative supports global commemorations of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty.

30 August 2002 - Equator Prize 2002 Ceremony

30 August 2002 Equator Prize 2002 Ceremony, Johannesburg, South Africa

26 August 2002 - The Equator Initiative at the World Summit

26 August 2002 The Equator Initiative at the World Summit on Sustainable Development, Johannesburg, South Africa

20 August - 5 September 2002 - Community Kraal at the WSSD

20 August-5 September 2002 Community Kraal at the WSSD in Johannesburg

5 June 2002 - UNDP Equator Initiative Side Event at the WSSD PrepCom

5 June 2002 UNDP Equator Initiative Side Event: Communities Make the Difference, WSSD PrepCom IV, Bali, Indonesia.

22 May 2002 - Biodiversity and the Achievement of the MDGs

22 May 2002 Biodiversity and the Achievement of the Millennium Development Goals Seminar, New York, USA.

26 April 2002 - Equator Initiative Technical Workshop

26 April 2002 Equator Initiative Technical Workshop, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

25 April 2002 - Equator Initiative Launch in Brazil

25 April 2002 Equator Initiative Launch in Brazil, Sao Paulo, Brazil

17 April 2002 - Equator Initiative Side Event at the CBD COP6

17 April 2002 Equator Initiative Side Event: Sustainable Community Livelihoods and WSSD, 6th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity, The Hague, Netherlands.

26 March 2002 - Food Security and Wild Biodiversity Workshop

26 March 2002 Food Security and Wild Biodiversity Workshop

25 March 2002 - Panel Discussion on Developing New Partnerships

25 March 2002 Panel Discussion on Developing New Partnerships to Link Food Security and Wild Biodiversity Conservation, WSSD PrepCom III, New York, USA.

20 March 2002 - Biodiversity and the Poor Seminar

20 March 2002 Biodiversity and the Poor Seminar, Zoological Society of London, London, UK.

19 March 2002 - Equator Initiative European Launch

19 March 2002 Equator Initiative European Launch and Symposium, London, UK

30 January 2002 - Equator Initiative Launch in New York

30 January 2002 Equator Initiative Launch in New York